Welcome to the portfolio website for Dustin Kunkel. Below are some samples of my work by category.
Animation & Motion Graphics
This page features samples of my animation and motion graphics work. I can do both 2D and 3D animation.
Whole Foods Co-op - Carrot
30 second commercial for Whole Foods Co-op in Minnesota. I did the storyboard, animation, and sound design on this. I also did some graphics creation and prep. It took approximately 12 hours to complete.
UW Colleges - Pay Less Get More
30 second commercial for UW Colleges. I did the storyboard, animation, and audio mix as well as some graphics creation/prep. This took approximately 10 hours to complete.
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center - Spotlight Intro
Intro for a series at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. I created the concept, did all the animation and effects and did the sound design. This took about 18 hours to complete.
Countryside - M A 100 Card July
30 second commercial for Countryside Ford. I did all the motion graphics, effects, video editing, and sound design.
3D Lighting Example - Industrial Logo
A 3D animation I built to illustrate the difference between flat lighting and dramatic lighting.
Zimbrick Honda - Exponential
30 second commercial for Zimbrick Honda. I did the storyboard, animation, and sound design. This took approximately 8 hours to complete.
Charter Spectrum - Local Interest Driver
Commercial for Charter Spectrum. I created and executed the animation concepts. This took approximately 4 hours to complete.
Cinema 4D Challenge - Snowman
This is a 3D animation I created for the Cinema 4D challenge. I created the concept, did most of the 3D modelling, and did all the animation. This took approximately 24 hours to complete.
Sporty's Wing Shack - Branding
15 second commercial for Sporty's Wing Shack in Michigan. I did all the animation and sound design.
Leech Lake Gaming - Players Club
30 second commercial for Leech Lake Gaming. I did all the animation, including creating an After Effects expression-based tool for orbiting the card images.
Demo Reel Template
This page showcases projects where I was involved with the entire production.
A short film created in 1 weekend for the Vimeo weekend challenge. The challenge was that the film had to include 3 provided lines of dialogue. Can you guess what they were?
I wrote, directed, shot, and edited this.
This is a short film created for the 2015 Madison 48 Hour Film Project. I was the team leader for a group of 11 on this project, so I was involved in most stages of the production to some capacity.
Ashley Beer (Photography)
Summer Beer Series #4
Close Up Beer (Photography)
Summer Beer Series #5
Moo on the Porch (Photography)
My cat, Moo. Relaxing on the porch.
Shot at Pope Farm Conservancy in Middleton, WI.
Terrace Beer (Photography)
Summer Beer Series #2
Porch Beer (Photography)
Summer Beer Series #1.
Ashley and Cleo (Photography)
Sad Dragon (Digital Illustration)
Is he sad because he has fire breath and can't blow out his candles? Or is it because no one came to his birthday party?
Garbage Discussioners (Logo Design)
Logo for a basketball team. They are too sophisticated to talk trash, so they discuss garbage instead.